Category Archives: Books

Analog Everything

With the rise of the internet, the ease of taking your laptop everywhere, and streaming Netflix, the age of analog is surely coming to an end. For those of you who are still purists, or maybe just love a little throw back, check out these awesome Animi Causa notebooks! Available here for only $21!!!

Viva La Revolucion!

Some flix taken from Gingko Press’ Viva La Revolucion. This book compiles some of the best street artists from around the world include Metropark favorites Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Os Gemeos, and a ton more. Now available at Metropark Invader Date Farmers Swoon Os Gemeos Vhils Os Gemeos Jr Shepard Fairey

New Dan Eldon Product + Video

Metropark has landed a few new exclusive tees from the Dan Eldon Line and are extremely excited to share them with everyone. For those of you who missed Metropark launching the Dan Eldon Line in November, Dan was a artist, activist, photographer and world traveller. he was killed in the nineties when civil unrest started […]

Killing the Kindle

One Portland bookstore has it out for the Kindle! Microcosm Publishing Zine Store is asking for bookies to come out of the woodwork and declare their love for the physical book and not just the words! Here’s what they have to offer! “Do you love print? Do you still read books? Did you get a […]

The Story of the Book

Books seem to be a dying breed these days with the Kindle and eReaders. Artist Cara Barer has dedicated her recent works to telling bridging the gap between architecture, sculpture, and photographs. Through these methods she is able to tell the “story” of the books that she portrays in her work. In her artist statement […]

SEVEN Dan Monick Book Release Party

LA based photographer, Dan Monick, will be releasing his book SEVEN, this Friday, but you can pre-order it now here. Some of you may remember Dan from this Blood is the New Black collaboration last Spring. The book chronicles the group Atmosphere and other artists from the Rhymesayers label over the past seven years. A […]

Blossom Buddies

Elsa Mora is a Cuban artist that grew up poor, but only in the material sense of the word. She was and is emotionally rich because she was surrounded by the most fascinating and supporting people in her life, including her autistic son Diego who is a driving force in her life and work daily. Her outlook […]

From Here to There

Before the days of GPS, we followed good ol’ paper maps for direction. Whether certified Atlas-style or hand-drawn doodle maps, we got a good enough idea and got from here to there successfully. Fascinated by these accidental records of a moment in time, graphic designer Kris Harzinski collected a wide variety of maps, ranging from simple […]

Call Me

With 411 and Google, what is the point of phone books? They’re tedious to use, they take up space, they’re heavy and a very un-green contribution to Mother Nature’s home. When you have no use for something any longer, create create create. Alex Queral takes an ordinary phone book and carves a face into this object […]

It’s A Book

The book in this digital age is basically obsolete. Kids these days* practically come out of the womb with an i-Something in their tiny little hands. To help parents teach their kids about books in an electronic world, Lane Smith has written and illustrated a children’s picture book called “It’s A Book,” about a book-loving monkey, a tech-savvy jackass and […]